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Chapron is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was a name given to a person who worked as chaperon. is derived from the Norman French word capron and from the Old French word chaperon, which both mean a hood or cap. This bearer of this surname was a person who made or sold hoods and caps.

Chapron Early Origins



The surname Chapron was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Chapron Spelling Variations


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Chapron Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Chapron were recorded, including Capron, Caperun, Caperoner, Chaperon, Caperon, Capronne and many more.

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Chapron Early History


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Chapron Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chapron research. Another 308 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1130, 1154, 1273, 1327, 1400, 1550, and 1788 are included under the topic Early Chapron History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chapron Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chapron Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chapron Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Chapron family emigrate to North America: Peter Capron who arrived in Texas in 1846.

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